Avery Dennison Lead Business Process Analyst – Oracle CPQ in Dallas, Texas
About Avery Dennison
Avery Dennison (NYSE:AVY) is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical, and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2019 were $7.1 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.
About Avery Dennison RBIS
Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions (RBIS) is a global leader in providing physical and digital labeling solutions that enable brands and retailers to address challenges and opportunities from source through to store, and in consumer engagement. RBIS provides end-to-end solutions in predominantly the apparel and footwear industry and is a $1.7 billion division of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY). Its products include tickets, tags, woven and fabric labels, heat transfers, software, printers and consumables. The Intelligent Labels division that sits within RBIS is the world’s largest UHF RFID partner, with over 1750 patents and applications worldwide serving multiple industries across retail and industrial segments. RBIS serves the global marketplace with operations in 50 countries, across six continents. For more information, visit www.averydennison.com/RBIS.
Apply a high level of Oracle CPQ business process analysis expertise as an integral member of the Global Supply Chain IT department that is focused on implementing & improving Oracle CPQ processes & procedures. Document business processes, support project execution, assist in developing specifications for coding, manage the execution of testing including preparing test and training plans, translate business objectives into functional specifications, liaise between internal business partners and development resources, and partner with IT and vendor resources to review specifications and coordinate approvals.
RESPONSIBILITIES WILL INCLUDE:
Serve as internal Oracle CPQ expert.
Provide leadership for assigned projects and tasks
Support project execution through maintaining project plans, tracking tasks, completing reports, updating project status, escalating issues.
Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
Elicit requirements using design thinking sessions, interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
Translate business objectives into requirements and functional specifications, supporting document creation, and automation efforts.
Utilize business analysis, data mapping, and data validation to assist the development of coding specifications.
Manage the execution of testing for assigned deliverables by identifying and documenting test defects, documenting quality issues, and communicating defects to assure resolution.
Prepare test and training plans.
Monitors project dates and meets individual deliverables as well as support and mentor other team members.
Escalate issues to management for support and/or guidance.
Serves as a liaison between internal business partners, offshore resources, internal resources, and other third party resources.
Partner with IT/Vendor resources to review specifications and coordinate approvals.
Provide subject matter expertise, working to define business processes and effective solutions.
Document business processes, work-flows, and requirements as they relate to the problems being solved by the initiative.
Leads analysis for data conversion of existing legacy data into new systems by analyzing data extracts and complete data mapping.
Support system coding and configuration changes for automated document production efforts.
Manage defect resolution throughout the system development life cycle.
Effectively leads change, working with management and users to ensure involvement, participation, and encouragement of others ideas and contributions for effective teamwork and successful project execution.
Bachelor degree, PMP is a plus but not necessary
Ten or more years of experience as an Oracle CPQ Business Process Analyst or similar years of experience developing business processes in Oracle CPQ.
Ability to work closely with the business partners in differing countries to examine existing business models and flows of data, discuss findings with the business, and assist in guiding the discussion toward an improved solution.
Capable of performing analyst type tasks to understand and evaluate a business need / change and define in detail the logical solution to the business need focusing on the business process first and the system second
Sensitivity and persuasiveness skills to help the users understand what they may need vs. what they request.
Assertive leadership, with effective skills in gaining internal customers’ - management and users’ - cooperation and acceptance of changes and the need for performing value analysis of their requirements.
Highly effective communication and listening skills to grasp complex tasks and adapt communications to be most understandable for the users.
Ability to organize, develop and deliver effective training plans.
The ability to develop training materials and deliver formal training is a plus.
Strong creativity and troubleshooting skills required, with ability to logically isolate and resolve complex business process challenges.
Willingness and ability to travel domestic and internationally.
Strong supply chain focus on customer service and customer order processing to help deliver what our business partners want and need to address.
Must possess strong "sense of urgency" to get work done quickly and correctly.
Independent worker -- must be able to self-manage to a large part while planning and reporting task progress to supervisor and team.
Knowledge of Oracle Commerce Cloud (OCC) a plus; CPQ integration with OCC a strong plus
Knowledge of Oracle CX suite of solutions a plus: Oracle CX Sales/Service and/or CX Marketing(Eloqua) a plus.
Must be fluent in English, written and spoken.
Apparel industry background is a strong plus.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other protected status. EEOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled